Archive for July 2006

What Can Dogs Teach Us?

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

In the middle of a session the other day I had a powerful realization. I was asked to think of a relationship I had with something in the last week that in my mind was the ideal relationship, and to think of what it was about that relationship that made it ideal. A number of […]

Resisting Temptations

Monday, July 17th, 2006

In one of my previous relationships I got to the destructive stage that I counsel so many people away from. From mutual love and respect, we descended into arguments, petty jealousies and utter chaos. We even descended into arguing over wine glasses and plants out in the garden. Looking back on it now, I feel […]

Don’t Look Back in Anger

Friday, July 14th, 2006

It’s the darnedest thing. In doing the work I do I get a lot of submissions from clients looking for ways to solve their marriage conundrums, and the style of submissions can range from confused ramblings to impassioned pleas to angry outbursts. I got an angry submission from a client the other day wanting to […]

Angels Without Wings

Monday, July 10th, 2006

One of my closest friends approached me the other day and asked if we could have a talk. My friend and her husband had been married for just over 8 years, and to all that casually observed them, they seemed to have it all; a nice car, nice house, fashionable furniture and decor, perfectly-behaved pets, and time for […]

Taking Back The Power

Tuesday, July 4th, 2006

I get a lot of submissions, but one in particular stuck in my mind this week and really got me thinking. A woman emailed me who had been married for twelve years and had recently found out about her husband’s affair. The affair had been going on for a number of years, and the exposure […]